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Arrest Made in Madera Rape Case

On April 2nd of 2019, Carlos Alfonso Bolanos picked up a juvenile in Madera and drove her in a dark colored Astro Van to a rural area of the county.

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Citizen detains robber of store until police arrive

Photo: 37000 block of Avenue 12 MADERA – On May 13th shortly after 4 p.m. a male suspect shoplifted merchandise from a store and then threatened to kill the employee

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Man Beats Family Dog To Death

Photo: Ambrocio Hernandez Ambrocio Hernandez is a 27-year old male whose family does not allow him onto their property because of his drug use. On May 6th, his family arrived

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Three 19-year-old gang members, hanging out at the park, drinking

Photo: McNally Park MADERA – Recently the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) came upon three individuals at McNally Park.  The trio were drinking alcohol. All three were 19-years-old and all three

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Man Arrested After Circling Chowchilla Police Department on Bike, Wielding Large Knife

Photo: video snip of Clingham 47-year old Paul Clingham of Chowchilla was already a wanted man when he was arrested in the early morning hours of March 17th. Clingham was

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Deputy Notices No Rear License Plate of Man with Warrants

MADERA COUNTY – On December 2nd at 11:30 a.m. a GMC SUV was observed by a deputy pulling a small trailer….and lacking a rear license plate. This got the deputy’s

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Neighborhood Vigilance Stops Possible Break-ins

Photo: Westberry and Howard MADERA – Neighborhood vigilance helped the Madera Police Department arrest three men on October 29th after catching them in the backyards of several homes. Officers responded

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Victim Named Throat Slasher, Survives Attack, Pair Arrested

Photo: Samuel Rodriguez COARSEGOLD – A throat slasher attacked a man on August 28 at 4:30 p.m.  Deputies responded to Apache Road and Road 417 and discovered the 34-year-old male

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GPS Helped Recover Stolen Vehicle in Los Banos

Photo: Oscar Aguayo and Yvette Guadalupe Lopez LOS BANOS – A stolen vehicle’s GPS helped police discover its location and arrest the pair who stole it. On August 29 at

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Intoxicated Man lights Lawn on Fire

Photo: Harman Preet Singh MADERA – MPD announced the recent arrest of an intoxicated man who lit a lawn on fire. Imagine waking up at 2:00 or  3:00 a.m. to